Author: Susan Curtis

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New Teacher 911: Aid, Comfort & Good Advice

Beginning your first year as a middle level teacher? Our resource collection points to plenty of how-to advice that will guide you through the first weeks of school, all the way to that Christmas smile. We begin with quick links to some of our favorite articles about mastering the middle.

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Close Reading Resources: The What, Why and How

We can thank the Common Core for making “close reading” a buzz phrase. We can thank educators for building the bare concept into strategies that help students more fully understand the texts they encounter. Our latest Resource Roundup offers some of the what, why and how.

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Back to School Resources

What’s waiting for you on the other side of the door? Lots of excitement, a few nervous moments, and faces filled with questions. Welcome back! We’ve rounded up lots of useful resources for your first days.

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Cool Summer Reading for Kids: 2014 Resources!

How can teachers help students enjoy reading and learning – and avoid the “summer slide” – during several months away from school? Visit MiddleWeb’s expanded resource for Summer 2014, where you’ll find teacher ideas and heaps of book suggestions.